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Henry Millers' Comandments

If you are at all familiar with Henry Miller you will have to admit that he seemed like a, well… freewheeling kinda guy, to say the least. 295 more words


Five Fascinating Facts about Thomas Hobbes

Facts about the life and work of Leviathan author Thomas Hobbes

1. Thomas Hobbes was born premature, because his mother was worried about the imminent invasion of the Spanish Armada. 461 more words


The Daily Word Counts of 39 Famous Authors - Writers Write

I always enjoy stuff like this. Also always, I take the “you musts” of the interwebs with a pound of salt, because I firmly believe that every writer has their own unique way of doing their thing. 195 more words


Five Fascinating Facts about Cormac McCarthy

The life and work of novelist Cormac McCarthy summarised in five interesting bits of trivia

1. He has been hailed as one of the four most important novelists of his age. 367 more words


How Hot Are These Famous Authors?

Hopefully, by now, you know that 101 Books isn’t necessarily a blog of high literary criticism. If you don’t, I’m telling you now: We ain’t high-fallutin’ book people ‘round here. 353 more words


Five Fascinating Facts about Robert Burns

The life and work of Robert Burns (1759-1796) in five pieces of trivia

1. Robert Burns referred to himself as ‘Spunkie’. In a letter of 1793… 695 more words


15 Motivational Quotes for Authors

What is it about motivational quotes that inspire us to greater endeavors? Daring us, energizing us, prodding us to overcome our fears and anxiety, so we can do what we truly desire? 467 more words